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Deontay Wilder and Artur Szpilka go head-to-head...literally

During a press meeting ahead of this weekend's heavyweight fight, Deontay Wilder and Artur Szpilka found themselves in each others faces with a small fracas breaking out.

Wil Esco is an assistant editor of Bad Left Hook and has been covering boxing for SB Nation since 2014.

During a press event yesterday, both Deontay Wilder and Artur Szpilka were in close quarters talking about their upcoming fight.

"BOMMMMMMB SQUAD!" Wilder screamed into a camera.

"GOING DOWNNNN!" shouted back Szpilka.

"It's gonna get crazy baby," said Wilder, quickly switching to his indoor voice as he continued to talk into the camera. But that moment was only fleeting...

"AND STILLLLL!" Wilder would again loudly erupt.

Szpilka obviously didn't take too kindly to Wilder's boasting. So he directed his attention away from his own interview to address Wilder.

"Yeah yeah, sure. Tomorrow you're going down! Sunday, Saturday baby, you're going down!" shouted Szpilka (who clearly isn't sure when they're supposed to fight).

The two men would quickly end up nose-to-nose, still yelling in each others faces. Szpilka would then use is bald head as a battering ram, pushing back Deontay's face, prompting Wilder to mush Szpilka in return.

A number of people jumped between the two as they continued to scream at one another across the hall.

The two men square off this Saturday on Showtime (or later today, or Sunday, if you ask Szpilka).

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